By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Man, I hate the final stretch of the NASCAR season. There doesn’t ever seem to be any big stories that break this time of year — oh, wait. That’s right. Kevin Harvick and his team were busted with one of the biggest most egregious examples of cheating we have seen in some time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

After utterly dominating the field by winning all three stages of the AAA Texas 500 and leading 177 of the 337 laps on the day in Texas, Harvick’s car was found to have an illegal spoiler at the NASCAR R&D Center during post-race tear down. But the crazy thing wasn’t just that Harvick’s spoiler was illegal, it was that crew chief Rodney Childers and the No. 4 team attempted to completely circumvent the NASCAR rule book. Continue reading “Harvick Penalty Fall-Out: Who is the New Favorite to Win Championship?”

By Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. comes into Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops night race at Bristol Motor Speedway in an unenviable position – the first man outside the cutline for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.

The 30-year-old driver currently sits 62 points behind Hendrick Motorports driver Alex Bowman. Stenhouse could erase that point deficit over the next three races, but it is highly unlikely that it will happen. But if Stenhouse were to win one of the three remaining regular season races the Olive Branch, Mississippi native would leapfrog his way automatically into the post season. The three races left include Bristol, Darlington and Indianapolis. Continue reading “Bristol Marks Stenhouse’s Last Real Shot at Playoffs”

SHOW #505 – Guest: Brett Moffitt – We recap the Harvick dominated Atlanta (aside from our guest) Is Jeff Gordon un-retiring? Who is the driver with the most cash? Tons of laughs and fun packed into this show, and we preview this weekend from Las Vegas. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie

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Continue reading “TFLW Podcast: Las Vegas NASCAR Pennzoil 400 Pre Race Show with Brett Moffitt”

SHOW #504 – Guest: Tyler Reddick – We recap the 2018 Daytona 500, discuss Danica done, Bubba Vs. Denny, preview the REAL start to the season (Toby!) Atlanta, talk fantasy racing (but forget to give picks, sorry) and tons of fun (but not as much as last week, sorry) Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie’s 300th show!

(Roughly 48:00 mins)

Continue reading “Listen: The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Podcast #504 Tyler Reddick / Atlanta Preview”

SHOW #503 – Guest: Daytona 500 Pole Sitter Alex Bowman, we recap the The Clash, Daytona 500 Qualifying, a special appearance from DW’s grey hair, Toby and Kerry time travel (apparently) plus we get you all set up for the Daytona 500, in our own unique way. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie

(Roughly 48:00 mins)

Continue reading “Listen: The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Podcast #503 The 2018 Daytona 500”

SHOW #502 – We get you all set for the first real on-track action from Daytona this weekend. The Clash, and Daytona 500 Qualifying. Driver spotlights include Kyle Larson, William Byron, and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. New crash damage rules, the always exciting stages are set for 2018, and more. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie

(Roughly 48:00 mins)

Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Podcast #502 The Clash / Daytona 500 Qualifying”

SHOW #501 – Guest: Jeffrey Earnhardt’s Beard – We kinda recap the Rolex 24, review some of the 2018 Cup vinyl schemes, hear from both Kyle Busch and Ryan Blaney in the war of the ages, Las Vegas Testing including Brad Keselowski and Kurt Busch, Logano changes a tire, Kerry makes his own luck, and a ton of laughs. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.

(Roughly 48:00 mins)

Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Racing Radio Podcast #501 Jeffrey Earnhardt’s Beard”

SHOW #500 – Encore Interview: Aric Almirola, we reminisce on our 500th episode, our favorite interviews, shows, moments, fan interaction and more. Danica has 1/2 of her Daytona/Indy double ready, spiffy vinyl for Bubba, Kyle is not a fan of young drivers, Blaney takes exception, Brad wants France at every race, and yes, we just had to have, a Jimmie BONANZA! Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie. ooooh, also a couple of big announcements.

(Roughly 48:00 mins)

Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Racing Radio Podcast The #500th Show”